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The huge wave of Internet of Things (IoT) enabled devices has the U. S. government worried that the technology harbors lurking security threats.
According to a Defense One article, the U. S. Department of Justice has joined other agencies in evaluating IoT technology for national security risks
And with up to 50 billion connected devices coming online by 2020, the government is scrambling to assess threats from the fast evolving technology.
See also: Can ISIS hack the Internet of things?
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) is another hot area for wearable sales, according to the latest figures from IDC, a market research firm.
Sales totalled 482,000 for the second quarter of 2016—which starts at April 1 and finishes June 30—a 66 percent increase on the same quarter last year.
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Basic wearable devices, which are unable to load third-party applications, are the best sellers in the MEA region.